The many voices of Dartmouth

Ann Harris, John Hodgson

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Abstract

This chapter explores the seminal 1966 Dartmouth Conference and its significance for English teaching in both the UK and North America highlighting the range of contributions present. It explores not only the two key texts which were published as a result of Dartmouth: Herbert Muller’s The Uses of English and John Dixon’s Growth through English but also reviews unpublished papers that represent the variety of opinion, ideas and issues about English teaching and learning which emerged as a result of the diversity of context and of perspectives shared by conferring and, at times, conflicting voices.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Future of English Teaching Worldwide
Subtitle of host publicationCelebrating 50 Years From the Dartmouth Conference
EditorsCal Durrant, Wayne Sawyer, Lisa Scherff, Andrew Goodwyn
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Chapter7
Pages93-106
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781351024464
ISBN (Print)9781138495227
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2018

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    Harris, A., & Hodgson, J. (2018). The many voices of Dartmouth. In C. Durrant, W. Sawyer, L. Scherff, & A. Goodwyn (Eds.), The Future of English Teaching Worldwide: Celebrating 50 Years From the Dartmouth Conference (pp. 93-106). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.